Natalia Bortolotti is an award-winning, Singer, Songwriter and Music Producer, who has garnered awards from such industry giants as Billboard, ASCAP, VH1, Song of the Year, John Lennon Song Contest, Songwriters Hall of Fame, California Music Awards, Los Angeles Music Awards and Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
As a major label recording and touring artist, she has toured the world with many chart-topping artists, including Barenaked Ladies, Counting Crows, Garbage, Maroon 5, Matchbox Twenty, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Third Eye Blind, Train and Weezer.
Natalia is currently signed to Warner/Chappell - one of the world's leading music publishers - and is writing hit songs for top-tier major label artists. You can listen to a few of her songs on the Music page, including "Arms of a Stranger," which won Song of the Year!
She is also the Creative Director at Dream the Future, an award-winning Music and Film Production company. Her music is regularly featured in feature films and prime-time TV Shows, including CSI, Empire, Nashville, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Scandal and the Superbowl.
A true music business entrepeneur, she also runs her own Talent Coaching business and Recording Studio in Los Angeles, The Vocal & Songwriting Studio. Clients include celebrity actors and musicians, as well as American Idol, X Factor and The Voice Finalists. Her clients have signed to Warner, Sony and Universal!
Natalia has been a panelist at numerous music conferences, showcases, and music events, including SXSW, CMJ, ASCAP Music Expo and Grammy Career Day. She is also a frequent judge for Vocal and Songwriting Competitions and continues to teach a variety of classes and workshops, including Advanced Vocal Workout, Hit Songwriting, Welcome to the New Music Business and Take it to the Stage.
In addition to The Vocal & Songwriting Studio, Natalia has taught Voice, Songwriting, Music Business and Performing Skills, at Blue Bear School of Music, School of Rock, Hollywood Academy of Music, Grammy Camp, Musicians Institute, The Art Institute, Power Chord Academy and Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls.
Natalia still hasn't lost the performing bug. You can catch her performing live as a solo artist, or in her current band: Moxee (Electro-Pop). Touring highlights include opening stints for Imagine Dragons, Death Cab for Cutie, Foster the People, Dave Stewart, Imogen Heap, St. Vincent, Neon Trees, Twenty One Pilots, Best Coast and Hot Hot Heat.
You can also find her performing at venues around LA, "sitting in" with friends, clients and proteges. She has recently begun hosting monthly house concerts at Crestwood Canyon featuring clients of The Vocal & Songwriting Studio, as well as local and touring artists and bands.
A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music and New York Film Academy, she also holds a BA in English/Creative Writing from Santa Clara University and a MFA in Fine Art from Academy of Art University.
Though focused primarily on music, Natalia is also an Emmy-winning Voice Actor, Contemporary Fine Artist, Photographer, Filmmaker (Writer, Director, Producer), Graphic/Web Designer and Creative Writer.
Song of the Year (for the song, Arms of a Stranger)